BT Group PLC has asked the U.K. Trade and Industry select committee to reduce the regulations placed on it over the rollout of broadband, providing proof that it has made huge progress with the delivery of high-speed internet access to date and should therefore have sanctions lifted.
Flaws in the European Union (E.U.) framework directive on communications data retention will breach the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) if implemented in the U.K. warns civil liberties group Privacy International.
Members of the public can now get a feel of what it would be like to be banged up by taking a virtual tour of their local prison. Due to be launched Thursday, Prisons Online is a U.K. government-backed venture aimed at exposing life inside prison walls.
The U.K.'s Education and skills secretary Charles Clarke yesterday stressed the importance of technology for revolutionizing learning in schools, colleges and universities, marking the launch of the government's consultation document into its e-learning strategy.